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Nellie Bowles / New York Times:
A look at Standard Cognition's tech, which uses cameras and AI to track shoppers and what they buy, as it opens San Francisco's first cashierless store   —  A start-up uses visual tracking and behavioral data to operate a new San Francisco market, which lets shoppers walk out unimpeded.
Sep 13, 2018, 10:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
A look at how game apps track kids' data as a lawsuit accuses Google and Twitter ad businesses, and a popular app maker, of violating children's privacy law   —  A lawsuit by New Mexico's attorney general accuses a popular app maker, as well as online ad businesses run by Google and Twitter, of violating children's privacy law.
Sep 13, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is better prepared to fight election interference, catalogs the steps the company has taken to prevent a repeat of 2016   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg began the year by promising to make Facebook safer from election interference around the world.
Sep 13, 2018, 2:38 AMIn context
Erin Griffith / New York Times:
Pinterest now has 250M MAUs, saw user growth of 27% and revenue growth of 50% YoY, but sources say its steady approach has frustrated some investors, employees   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Ben Silbermann does not enjoy being interviewed.  He isn't a fan of speaking at tech industry conferences.
Sep 10, 2018, 9:31 AMIn context
Christopher A. Bail / New York Times:
Researcher, citing a study he co-authored, says that forcing Twitter users to encounter political views they disagree with can increase political polarization   —  On social media, encountering opposing views can make people become even more wedded to their own.  —  Mr. Bail is a sociologist.
Sep 10, 2018, 8:20 AMIn context
Siva Vaidhyanathan / New York Times:
Facebook says it deleted 1.3B fake accounts in six months; most were disabled minutes after registration and are not counted as monthly active users   —  Sheryl Sandberg's testimony to Congress revealed that fraudulent pages are being created as fast as the social network can delete them.
Sep 9, 2018, 11:15 AMIn context
David Streitfeld / New York Times:
Profile of Lina Khan, whose antitrust argument, which says Amazon has far too much power, is making waves in Washington by reframing decades of antitrust law   —  With a single scholarly article, Lina Khan, 29, has reframed decades of monopoly law.  —  The dead books are on the top floor of Southern Methodist University's law library.
Sep 8, 2018, 9:35 PMIn context
New York Times:
How mainstream users searching YouTube for info about Germany's far-right protests get pointed toward extremist and conspiracy videos   —  CHEMNITZ, Germany — The day after far-right demonstrators took over the streets here, Sören Uhle, a city official who oversees municipal marketing and development …
Sep 8, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Li Yuan / New York Times:
Jack Ma says he plans to step down from Alibaba on Monday to pursue philanthropy in education, will remain on company's board and continue to mentor management   —  HONG KONG — Alibaba's co-founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma, said he planned to step down from the Chinese e-commerce giant …
Sep 7, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Erin Griffith / New York Times:
A look at the rise of smart home fitness equipment startups, such as Mirror, which recently raised $25M, and Tonal, which makes a weight-lifting machine   —  Paul Wright, a smiling, impeccably jacked personal trainer, stared at me from the large screen mounted to the wall.
Sep 6, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context

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